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CATL extends coverage of its EVOGO battery swap service to Fuzhou

EVOGO's battery swap service was previously available in Xiamen, Hefei and Guiyang.

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EVOGO, the battery swap service brand of , China's largest power battery manufacturer, has brought its service to a new city.

EVOGO's battery swap service is now available in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province, with the first three battery swap stations already in operation, CATL said on June 6.

By the end of this year, EVOGO's service radius in the Fuzhou urban area is expected to narrow to 8 kilometers, said Ningde, Fujian-based CATL.

EVOGO's operating entity, CATL's subsidiary Contemporary Amperex Energy Service Technology (CAES), signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with the subsidiaries of Sinopec and State Grid in Fujian on June 6.

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CATL unveiled the EVOGO brand on January 22, 2022, which offers a battery swap solution consisting of battery blocks, fast battery swap stations, and an app.

The battery blocks, called Choco-SEB (swapping electric block) by CATL, are mass-produced batteries developed specifically to enable shared battery swaps, allowing consumers to pick and choose from one or more batteries to flexibly match their mileage needs.

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EVOGO's battery swap service was officially launched on April 18, 2022, with Xiamen, Fujian being the first city to see the service available.

On June 18 last year, Hefei, Anhui province in eastern China saw the launch of EVOGO's battery swap service, becoming the second city to be covered by the service.

On December 12, CATL announced the expansion of EVOGO's battery swap service to a third city -- Guiyang in southwestern China's Guizhou province.

The first vehicle to support EVOGO's battery swap service is the NAT (Next Automatic Taxi) model of FAW's Bestune brand, which is aimed at the shared mobility market.

On April 27 last year, CATL announced that it had signed a framework agreement with EV startup Aiways to develop a battery swap-enabled model based on the Aiways U5, the second EVOGO battery swap-enabled model. Aiways is currently facing financial difficulties.

Last October 25, CATL said that the Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën's Dongfeng Fukang ES600 sedan will have a variant capable of using EVOGO's battery swap service.

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